Bridge Mix: The Bridge Cartoons of Charles M. Schulz (color edition)

From the mind of Charles M. Schulz, the world’s most beloved cartoonist, comes these funny looks at the game of Bridge. The game, the culture, and the very human foibles of those who play it all come under his masterful attention, with over sixty cartoons in full color.
Charles Schulz was a player of various types of bridge over the years, and he included it in his famous comic strip. In the late 1950s, he set out to launch a new strip just about bridge and the people who played it. While the plan for the strip (called “It’s Only a Game”) eventually expanded to include other games and leisure activities, Schulz still made sure to include at least one cartoon each week about bridge, and those are all collected here, in this one volume, in color!

  • Paperback : 72 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1949996174
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1949996173
  • Dimensions : 5 x 8 inches

Webster’s Poker Book

Cartoonist H.T. Webster may be best known for his decades of chronicling the adventures of the “Timid Soul” Casper Milquetoast, but he repeatedly chronicled in cartoon form the foibles of players of card games, most notably poker and bridge. Here we have fifty of his poker cartoons, matched with some light writings on the game by pulp writer George F. Worts and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Algonquin Round Table member Marc Connelly, a guide to the rules by game expert R. F. Foster, and a foreword by noted Chicago chronicler George Ade.

  • Paperback : 127 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1949996298
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1949996296
  • Dimensions : 6 x 0.32 x 8 inches

Around the Parish

From the pages of The (Catholic) Advocate, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Newark and the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey, come these cartoons giving a gently joyous look at the people of the church – the nuns, priests, and parishioners who give life to the institution and bring the institution into their lives. Most of the cartoons are drawn by National Cartoonist Society award-winner Frank Evers (Father, Dear Father!; Jeremiah the Friar.) This collection originally published in a small edition in 1955, Includes cartoons with spot color. (The series would continue in the paper until 1962.)

  • Paperback : 83 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 194999628X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1949996289
  • Item Weight : 5.3 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.2 x 7.5 inches

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Bon Bon Voyage

by Bill O’Malley

From the golden era of American travel comes these cartoons about the cruising life, about life both aboard ship and at the locations that the travel to. All from the talented pen of Bill O’Malley, whose acclaimed books about two little nuns set of a craze. This 1958 classic, out of print for more than half a century, is finally available again!

  • Paperback : 96 pages, 5.25″x8″
  • ISBN-10 : 1949996158
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1949996159

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Alley Whoops!

From the creator of The Little Friar, Golden Age great Hal Sherman, comes this original set of cartoons about the most respectable sport you can play between sips of beer, bowling! Over 100 original gag cartoons in this volume that first appeared in 1962, brought back to print after half a century of being unavailable.

  • Paperback: 127 pages
  • ISBN-10: 194999614X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1949996142
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.3 x 6.2 inches

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You Don’t See These Sights on the Regular Tours

In the midst of the cold war, a committee of cartoonists came together under a pet program of President Eisenhoweer. Their goal was to help Americans’ relationships with the people of the rest of the world. The enemy was the stereotype of “the Ugly American.” So most of the top names from the nation’s funny pages chipped in on this effort to both dispel this stereotype and to encourage Americans not to live down to it, with a series of gag cartoons saying “Americans don’t do these things!” but also “Americans: don’t do these things!”

Here are cartoons by the famed creators of Peanuts, Dennis the Menace, Li’l Abner, Beetle Bailey, Hagar the Horrible, Blondie, Steve Canyon, and many more, narrated in this new edition by patriotic comic book superguy Mister U.S.Cartoonists: Chic Young, Milton Caniff, Charles Schulz, Mort Walker, Hank Ketcham, Al Capp, Scott Roberts, Otto Soglow, Jimmy Hatlo, Alfred Andriola, Dik Browne, Rube Goldberg, Roy Crane, Bernard Lansky, Bob Lubbers, Gus Edson, Irwin Hasen, Ernie Bushmiller, Mel Casson, Stan Drake, Harry Devlin, Dick Cavalli.

  • List price: $7.99
  • Paperback: 100 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1949996042
  • ISBN-13: 978-1949996043
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.3 x 7.4 inches

Father, Dear Father!

Frank Evers is best known for his work on the Op-Ed page of the New York Daily News and other newspapers, which brought him the National Cartoonist Society’s Editorial Cartoon Award in 1979. But decades before, during the “cartoon nunsplosion” of the 1950s, he crafted these dozens of cartoons about the local Roman Catholic priest and the energetic choir boys he oversees.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on White paper
72 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404940
ISBN-10: 193640494X
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion

Jeremiah the Friar

Jeremiah the Friar is a monk filled with joy, awe… and a certain awkward lack of incompetence. Frank Evers is best known for his work on the Op-Ed page of the New York Daily News and other newspapers, which brought him the National Cartoonist Society’s Editorial Cartoon Award in 1979. But getting away from the topic of the day, he drew these fun-filled chronicles of this spirited man of the cloth.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on Cream paper
72 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404971
ISBN-10: 1936404974
BISAC: Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
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Little Gabriel

Little Gabriel is the an impish little angel with a devilish sense of humor. These silent cartoon adventures should bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart.

Al Kilgore, winner of the National Cartoonists Society’s Silver T-Square and Special Features Awards, is best known for his work on the Bullwinkle comic strip. His art can also be seen in the About Comics books Convent Belles, Saints Alive! and Monsignor.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on Cream paper
72 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404919
ISBN-10: 1936404915
BISAC: Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons

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Kilgore’s Catholics

Before his acclaimed work on “Rocky and Bullwinkle,” before he won both the Silver T-Square Award and the Special Features Award from the National Cartoonists Society, Al Kilgore drew a series of cartoon books about the all the characters in the Catholic community around  St. John’s Parochial School. The nuns, the priest, the monsignor, the young troublemakers and more all conspire to delight and amuse you. Here for the first time under one cover is the entire series, originally published in the books Convent Belles, Saints Alive!, and Monsignor.

List Price: $14.99
5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on White paper
240 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404957
ISBN-10: 1936404958
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion
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